Rape culture and the language we choose

“Hey, how was your day?” “ Terrible . I totally got raped by my econ test.” It’s a conversation that many of us have every day and see nothing even remotely problematic in it, and personally, I find that to be incredibly troubling. I’m pretty sure taking your econ test was consensual. I find it difficult to believe that your test forced itself upon you. It did not assault you, nor did it make you take part in sexual activity outside of your consent. It was not violent or threatening. Language is such an integral part of our culture that … Continue reading Rape culture and the language we choose